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Formulas > Blonde To Dark Chocolate Brunette Transformation
August 6, 2020

Blonde To Dark Chocolate Brunette Transformation

Blonde To Dark Chocolate Brunette Transformation Formula How To Redken Shades EQ Maggie Johnson @hair_by_maggiej Kimmy Johnson @kimmy.ann.hair
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  • Formula A (lowlights):

    Redken Shades EQ 7N + 6N + 7GB + Redken Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula B (root area):

    Equal parts Shades EQ 5N + 6N + 6NB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C (filler):

    Shades EQ 7G + 8WG + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D (ends):

    Shades EQ 5N + 6N + 6NB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E (glaze):

    Shades EQ 7N + 6N + 8GI + Shades EQ Processing Solution

Instagram via @habitsalon

Anyone else suddenly feeling the urge to go darker after seeing this blonde to brunette transformation? A collab between Kimmy Johnson (@kimmy.ann.hair) and Maggie Johnson (@hair_by_maggiej), it got more than 35k likes when we reposted it to our Instagram. So of course we reached out to get the deets just for you! Keep scrolling to get all five formulas and the application steps.

 

Total Chair Time: 2 hours

 

Pricing
Full Color: $195
Cut: $65
Total: $260

 

Who Did It

Colorist: Kimmy Johnson; Maggie Johnson
Manufacturer: Redken, @redken

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (lowlights):

    Redken Shades EQ 7N + 6N + 7GB + Redken Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula B (root area):

    Equal parts Shades EQ 5N + 6N + 6NB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C (filler):

    Shades EQ 7G + 8WG + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D (ends):

    Shades EQ 5N + 6N + 6NB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E (glaze):

    Shades EQ 7N + 6N + 8GI + Shades EQ Processing Solution

FORMULA STEPS

1. Start by painting lowlights throughout with Formula A.

 

2. Between those foils, apply Formula B on the root area.

 

3. Fill the ends that are out of the foils with Formula C. 

 

Pro Tip: Filler is a must when doing blonde to brunette transformations. Click here to learn why!

 

4. Then, go back over the ends with Formula D and process for 25 minutes. “To add dimension you need to weave in different brown colors,” shares Maggie.

 

5. Rinse and shampoo, then glaze at the bowl with Formula E and process for 10 minutes.

 

6. Rinse and shampoo again, then blow-dry and style as desired.